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Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. first, the latest from syria. >> u.s.says the u.s. is certai's government carried out chemical weapon attacks near damascus last week. obama said the u.s. had not yet decided whether to go ahead with military intervention. the permanent members of the un security council have held talks on a british resolution that could allow military action in syria, but that meeting has ended in deadlock. full report later on in the program. thousands gathered in washington to pay tribute to a historical day for civil rights in the u.s. 50 years ago, in 1960 three, the march on washington and martin luther king junior's iconic "i have a dream" speech changed history forever. i will be back in 30 minutes for more. now back to michelle in new york. >> thanks. despite the situation in syria, u.s. stock markets advanced today comer singh -- reversing two straight sessions of losses. the dow and nasdaq rose 0.4%. the s&p 500 gained 0.3%. we had a big syria fueled selloff yesterday. some traders saw this as a buying opportunity and jumped into the market. still believing the u.s. equity market will rain
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Aug 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
already begun. there is talk of red lines. what about russia and iran? you can tweet us. we are going to resume this our act in the news room. you have the update on most of the stories making news. >> chemical weapons inspectors are in the damascus suburbs. western powers say their trip may be too little too late. peace talks canceled as three people are killed during west bank clashes. the state department and the usa the talks will continue. in china, the trial of bo wraps up. we start with the un's secretary-general, confident and local experts can get the evidence on the alleged despite the time. they have reportedly met wounded people. their convoy was forced to turn back at the point of sniper fire. western powers saint damascus's decision to allow the team access may be too little too late. the military response is one of the options in discussion. an attack last week killed hundreds. damascus has dismissed the accusation with russia warning the west against intervention. >> u.n. inspectors at a field hospital in the suburbs of damascus. this amateur video was posted online hi
PBS
Aug 20, 2013 7:00pm PDT
of heathrow airport. a journalist working with edward snowden, the u.s. intelligence whistleblower suddenly throws a lot of attention on the uk's state in the prison worldwide cyber sweeping revelations. is david miranda complicit to treason? or is this a case of shooting the messenger? the courier of documents that civil libertarians believe should be uncovered are coming up in the debate. we also have our media buzz segment. let's say hello once again. >> the headlines. detained in the wake of the violence, killing hundreds. pakistan's former military ruler charged in the death of 2007. they submerged with some of the heaviest rains on record. we start in egypt. the crackdown on the muslim brotherhood, the state media reporting he will be detained for 15 days, charged with incitement to murder inclination to protests. 900 people, they are dead since security forces stormed the protest camps last week. claire williams has more. >> the army's crackdown continues all the way to the top. this footage shows the supreme leader under arrest. egyptian security forces captured him and two of his d
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Aug 21, 2013 7:00pm PDT
claim chemical weapons have been used. we are looking at how the west is reacting to both of those stories in this special, too -- part addition of france 24 debate. let's start the hour and say hello once again to chris moore. >> the un security council set to meet on the claims that three used chemical weapons. according to egypt, ordering the release of former president hosni mubarak, they stop short of suspending aid after the crackdown on the muslim brotherhood. 35 years in jail for bradley manning. we start with the u.s. -- un security council set to meet over allegations see reuse chemical weapons. there are conflicting reports from damascus suburbs this wednesday. the opposition says poison gas was used in more than 1300 people killed. bashar assad's government has denied the claims. julia seger has more. >> civilians are shown covering their faces and dozens of bodies lying on the floor of a hospital. the pictures were allegedly shot after the syrian regime launched an attack ad against rebel held areas in the capital city. france 24 was not able to verify the footage. it
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Aug 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
with syria. the defense secretary saying all options are ready to go when and if the u.s. president decides to strike. how would an intervention be done? that is what we are going to be talking about. you can tweet us at f24debate. back upstairs to the newsroom. all of the stories making news. good evening. >> francois hollande says the alleged chemical attack in syria must not go unpunished. he says france has no obligations to protect civilians and david cameron. the syrian prime minister warns the west against intervention. the u.s. defense secretary says american forces are ready to act. elsewhere, a reshuffle in brazil over a spiking tensions. this after the flit across the border on a person wanted for charges. we start with syria and francois hollande saying a decision will be taken in the coming days in response to the attack in the damascus suburbs. paris was increasing military support to those fighting president assad's army. >> the world is horrified following the confirmation of chemical weapons being used in syria. everything leads us to believe it was the regime that carried
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Aug 29, 2013 7:00pm PDT
is weighing on the minds of decision makers. after the initial outrage over last week's use of chemical weapons, leaders in washington and paris are playing it cautious. syrian intervention? not so fast. we will hear what the world's newspapers have been saying in our media watch segment. in it -- newsroom let's say hello to press. >> the rhetoric on syria, going down a notch, the solution, they say, the goal for a military response. david cameron makes his legal and moral case in the strong opposition against the united nations been unthinkable. one of the most wanted people in india has been arrested. arrested in connection with a series of deadly bombings. >> we start with syria and the united nations council reconvening, coming back from an immediate response. on the ground chemical experts have been at work in damascus and have been called back. washington, london, and paris continued to mull their options. they have promised the country would defend itself against serious aggression. >> on the ground and in the suburbs, recent footage showed a team of weapons inspectors. the un se
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Aug 7, 2013 11:00pm PDT
>> u.s. president barack obama has canceled plans to meet with russian president vladimir putin in moscow next month. the move comes after russia granted temporary asylum to former natnal security agency ntractor edward snowden. a white house official says obama still plans to attend the g-20 economic summit in petersburg. putin's foreign-policy aide said that president obama's decision to cancel the meeting is disappointing. he says it is clear that the decision is linked to the snowden dispute. he said russia's invitation for obama to visit the country was still in force. they last met in june on the sidelines of the group of eight summit in northern ireland where they disagreed on the syrian crisis. in egypt and thousands of backers of the ousted mohamed morsi are currently camping out in cairo and holding daily protests outside security buildings. a bloodshed in the country may know her son and -- may now worsen. >> rallies supporting mohamed morsi continued on the final night of ramadan. for the first time, balloons joined morsi's pictures and egyptian flags conveying the m
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Aug 23, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. >> two days before they came here, they told us the army was planning to occupy our school. in those days, we would see the rockets flying directly above us. that is when my uncle suggested weleave for his atari. -- zitari. one million children have been forced to leave their country and a further 2 million displaced within syrian borders. >> we see this as a children's crisis first and foremost. they are the ones affected by the violence. >> the trauma experienced by so many children accounts for just part of the crisis. highlighting the threats of child labor and trafficking that refugee children face. life is better here than at home. the one thing they all have in common, they want to go home. >> i wish that syria could become peaceful again. that is all i want, for the trouble to stop. i hope everything goes back to normal to the way that it used to be. >> foreign leaders are continuing to react to the gassing of hundreds of syrian civilians, including many children. the line is clearly drawn between supporters and opponents of the regime. russia turned the tables on the opposition,
PBS
Aug 22, 2013 7:00pm PDT
in the "debate." we will also be checking later with james creighton, who will show us how this is playing out over social media. we are in the newsroom. hello again to chris moore. >> hosni mubarak out of jail, the former egyptian president is in a hospital in southern cairo. he called it the likely use of chemical use in syria. a say that force may be needed. the government denies claims they used poison gas in the suburbs. and in china, a disgraced politician with a stern confession in a case that has embarrassed the communist party. we start in egypt, where hosni mubarak is under house arrest in cairo in a military hospital. he was taken from the capital after a court ordered his release following the appeal in the corruption case. he still faces a retrial over complicity in the deaths of the protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled him. >> a smattering of applause outside of the prison as hosni mubarak was taken out of the building in a helicopter. supporters of the ousted president watch the operation with flags and signs saying congratulations, mr. president. for them, this coul
PBS
Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
that some occult -- serious ayria used chemical weapons. there is evidence of the use of poisonous gas. >> the scandal over imported baby formula arm another eb company continues in china. the tainted powder is from sealant -- new zealand fronter ' company. the country has had its minister over. in the afternoon he talked to the head of the international department. a press conference originally after that talk was canceled. he said he would like to meet the press on thursday after talking to his chinese counterpart. and then they did cancel. the country's -- i prime ministr said he would like to come to china if necessary and if he did, he would like to come with a full -- the results of full investigations that are going on right now and he would like to face the chinese consumers and give them satisfactory answers. lex thank you. these growing reports of unsafe baby formula are helping consumers turn away from forign brands. these foreign companies are bearing the brunt of public anger. >> one more case of contamination linked to new zealand. more worries for china's mothers. this
PBS
Aug 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
. it has been a pleasure to be here. >> why don't we start by asking you to give us a general background as your beautiful country? a lot of people in taiwan know very little about brazil, even though brazil is a very important country in the international community. can you tell us a little bit about your beautiful country? for example, land size, population. are some of the tourist destinations? >> brazil is large and diverse. brazil has about 8.5 million square kilometers. almost 200 million people. populated by europeans, africans, asians. you can imagine how we have different cultures, different geography. what we have most information from outside -- it is one region of brazil. when you go to brazil -- >> very diverse. >> you have a near continent- sized country. the first thing you notice in brazil -- a brand-new future was developed in the culture, with a mix of european, african, and local aborigines, and asians. we have such a different mix. we have a very open society. nobody is an outsider. nobody is a foreigner. nobody can say who is a brazilian, who is not a brazilian. we a
PBS
Aug 8, 2013 7:00pm PDT
-august. i look forward to sharing that with you. >> let's backtrack. tell us about yourself. you were born in france. why did you decide to come to taiwan in 1998? >> i belonged to an international group of priests. during the course of my formation, i went to tanzania for two years as an experiment to discover if that is the kind of life that i want to live. then i went along with my studies and towards the end, when i was about to be a priest, i was invited to apply for the country to serve. i had three countries in mind. tanzania was number one because i knew the language. taiwan was number two. it was the beginning for our group. i was encouraged to apply for it. they told me, we need people like you. i don't know what that means. [laughter] the third was the central african republic. the action is because my father lived there for 15 years before he was married. he was growing coffee and cotton. when i was a kid, i had those stories about central africa. so this is how i applied. and it was accepted. >> before you came to taiwan, you had never been here. this is a very dramatic change
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Aug 28, 2013 7:00pm PDT
action, urging us to wait. it has been 50 years since the i had a dream speech. martin luther king will be at the very spot where martin luther king delivered his iconic ledge. the united kingdom is pulling a resolution to the united states security council, authorizing necessary measures to -- russia has urged the west to wait for a report before introducing blame to chemical weapons usage. the uk proposal came as the foreign secretary said it is time the u.n. shouldered responsibilities. >> we have to confront something that is a war crime and a crime against humanity. so, we continue to look for a strong response from the international community that is legal and will deter the future use of chemical weapons. >> the order that the team of inspectors in damascus investigate three rebel attacks which he claims syrian soldiers held toys in his gases. those inspectors were working this wednesday. they say they need another four days to investigate. we have more. >> u.n. investigators cross into rubble-held territory. it is accompanied by the syrian army. witnesses here claim they we
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Aug 14, 2013 11:00pm PDT
than it was before. >> you are right. what led us to this moment? it is the coup that removed the president, the first really elected democratically elected president and a suspension of the institution that was upheld by 64%. and removing the upper house of the parliament. that is what led to everything you we didn't have an option. either we would put in jail or we would live as slaves in a police state that we all revolted against during the move barrick years -- during the mubarak years. i until today and tomorrow and after tomorrow, we will stay in the streets. we can never give up on democracy. violence is not the solution. we will never, never near to violence. our message is peaceful. we would like to live as free people, like so many people on the face of the earth. why does the army have to intervene in politics. it is a political problem. lyrical parties come together and agree and disagree and work for the betterment of egypt. i am sad that the united states's stand is not strong enough. it needs to and in this crew. it -- this coup. those who support become enemie
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Aug 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. that is regarding the joint development of the island in indonesia. tell us a little bit about the project. >> we're going to talk about the development project. it is a small island in the northern province. it is the regency island. it has about 62,000. most of the people live in the coastal areas around the island. the island is a protected zone. there is forest conservation. around the coastal area, there are many resources. >> how far away is the island from taiwan? >> about three hours. >> if you want to go, we need to go through jakarta? >> that is the way to be successful. later there may be a direct flight. >> what is the status of infrastructure on the island? it has about 62,000 people. there is not much on the island that. >> you are right. one of our goals is how to improve the infrastructure of the roads and also the seaports. it could also be the airport. it is the gate to these specific countries. it is close to the philippines, taiwan, and other countries on the pacific ocean. it is also the date to the eastern part of indonesia. it is important tondonesia and taiwan. >> what wou
PBS
Aug 11, 2013 9:00am PDT
you tell us a little bit about the campaign? what were the factors that led to the victory? >> thank you, i am honored to be with you today. >> it is a delight to have you here. >> regarding my title, special assistant, i think it is a long story to tell you. actually, i was teaching in mainland china for eight years. >> ok. >> last year in june i left my job in china and i came back to tie line. -- taiwan, mainly for writing a book about madam [indiscernible] so, this is a challenge for me. i am very lucky that i can write a book about it. as you know, i am a student who studies the president. i base that on the ideas of her father to write this book. so, right now many koreans think she is so like her father. how come so many koreans say the same thing? just like me in this book. how are you? you know, in chinese. [speaking chinese] so, published just before the election, this is a book about the early first birthday until she became the president of korea. it concludes 5 with a more than 170 pictures. i think it is a very typical book and many people ask me, how come you find so m
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